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Choose from 24 pictures in our Test collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Explosion of a brig, by Captain Warner, off Brighton, 1844. Creator: Unknown Featured Print

Explosion of a brig, by Captain Warner, off Brighton, 1844. Creator: Unknown

Explosion of a brig, by Captain Warner, off Brighton, 1844. Captain Warner put to the test his alleged power of destroying ships at sea, completely and instantaneously...immense numbers of persons proceeded from London to witness the experiment...the number must have been upwards of 30, immense cloud, seemingly of smoke of an unusually white complexion, but really of spray, was seen to ascend from the vessel [the John of Gaunt]...she seemed to be enveloped in a cloud of smoke...the main and mizen masts were seen to fall over the vessel into the sea. A few seconds more, and a rumbling sort of noise, which it is difficult to describe, was heard to proceed from the ship, and ere yet the sound had died on the ear the vessel was a complete wreck. She went almost instantaneously to pieces, no trace of her being visible but the top of her foremast'. From "Pictorial Times", 1844

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Scinece and Stupidity, 1876. Artist: Joseph Swain Featured Print

Scinece and Stupidity, 1876. Artist: Joseph Swain

Scinece and Stupidity, 1876. The policeman, clutching his Vivisection Bill, tries to move on the group of medical professors using a microscope to look at the results of their latest work. The frog, staring at the chloroform bottle, looks apprehensive, as well he might. This cartoon relates to the Bill introduced by Richard Cross, the Conservative Home Secretary. The Cruelty to Animals Bill was intended to restrict vivisection after a Royal Commission's report had highlighted cases of wanton cruelty to animals. The Bill was ultimately passed, but many believed that it would hinder important scientific research. This is probably the view of Punch because, when the journal supports the police, or presents a positive image of the force, it usually labels the representative officer as Policeman A1, a label conspicuous by its absence in this cartoon. From Punch, or the London Charivari, July 29, 1876

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